The Artist recalls ” My natural ability allowed me to see at an early age that I was pretty good. My surroundings inspire me most of all. I was about 7 years old when I really began to sit down and draw a lot. Then at bout 15 years of age , I began to take my talent seriously.”
Herbin has been seen painting live downtown in Greensboro, NC.
D J HERBIN
By Fred Little
Squeezing paint out of a tube to create astonishing commissioned portraits Greensboro, North Carolina native and Page High school graduate, (2001), Dwayne Herbin has come a long way from painting Bart Simpson on jeans in Elementary school.
Herbin describes his Art as natural, bold, colorful, and precise.
” I use acrylic paint mostly but I have created with Spray paint, pastels, wood, metal, cloth, along with pencil and ink on just about anything that I can get my hands on.”
Herbin’s works have been seen at The African American Atelier, Uptown Artworks, ArtsSpace Uptown, The Artist Bloc, local barbershops, diners, coffee shops, Clubs, parks, rec centers. He has also created murals for clients homes in the Triad. The Artist won a state art contest in 2001 as a student.